Tell us what matters to you. We’re looking for your input about the City’s upcoming budget process. Public input is an important part of the financial planning process and Council wishes to receive input from residents and businesses prior to budget deliberation meetings in the spring to determine the City’s draft 2021 municipal budget and 2021-2025 financial plan. Public participation begins with this survey.

Although you don’t need to be familiar with the City’s budget process to take part in this survey, info on previous year’s budgets are available here.  Deadline to complete this survey is February 21.

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* 1. Are you a Parksville resident or taxpayer?

Strategic Priorities
In 2019, Council identified five strategic plan priority areas as housing, recreation, healthcare, economic development and community safety.

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* 2. It would be helpful to understand how you wish to see the 2021 budget allocated for these priorities.

Please assign each priority, 1 to 5 (1 being your top priority and 5 being your lowest priority), by clicking the up or down arrows next to your selection or hold your cursor over the four bars to the left of the arrows and slide the options up and down into preferred, numerical order.

For more information about Council priorities, please see the City’s 2019-2022 strategic plan.
City Services

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* 3. If you could improve a City service or add a service to the budget (recognizing taxes would increase), what would it be and why?

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* 4. If you could reduce funding for a service in 2021, what would it be and why?

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* 5. Would you say you are generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the overall quality of services provided to residents/businesses by the City of Parksville? 

Please rate the overall value of services you receive from the City of Parksville.

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* 6. We look forward to receiving feedback from residents on the 2021 budget. Please add any other comments or suggestions here or you may send comments or questions to

Thank you for your time to complete this survey. Should you have questions about the survey, please email